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Strong budgeting practices will help governments manage coronavirus state and local fiscal recovery funds

Washington’s state and local governments will receive $7.120 billion from the coronavirus state and local fiscal recovery funds (part of the American Rescue Plan Act). (Posts on...Read More

Virtual Conversation: Recapping the 2021 Session: Legislative Republicans

The Washington State Wire will host a virtual conversation Tuesday, May 18 at 3:30 PM with Republican legislative leaders on the 2021 legislative session. While...Read More

Breakdown of American Rescue Plan funding going to Washington public housing authorities

The American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) passed by Congress in March will send nearly $28 million in housing relief to public housing authorities (PHAs) across...Read More

Clarissa Easton named LCM Project Director

Clarissa Easton has joined the Department of Enterprise Services (DES) as Project Director for Legislative Campus Modernization (LCM), a multi-phased project on the Capitol Campus that...Read More

Morning Wire: ARPA funds, recapping the 2021 session, Karen Besserman

A friendly reminder that this weekly newsletter is free to read but not free to produce. If you get a little something out of our...Read More

Treasury Department releases guidelines to state and local governments for how they can use COVID-19 relief funds

The US Treasury Department released guidelines today to state and local governments for how they can use funds provided by the American Rescue Plan Act...Read More

Time for Congress to take action on hate crimes bill

A bipartisan group of elected officials in Congress introduced legislation on April 8 designed to help fight back against hate crimes across the country. It’s...Read More

ICYMI: Recapping the 2021 Session with Legislative Democrats

The Wire hosted a virtual conversation this week with Sen. Manka Dhigra, Sen. Rebecca Saldaña, Rep. Marcus Riccelli and Rep. Joe Fitzgibbon on the 2021...Read More

Attorney General’s Office will coordinate task force on missing, murdered Indigenous women

Attorney General Bob Ferguson announced today – the National Missing, Murdered Indigenous Women Day of Remembrance – that his office will lead a 21-member task...Read More

Morning Wire: Sen. Joe Nguyen, Congresswoman Marilyn Strickland, Rep. Eileen Cody

Big kuddos to our reporter Michael Goldberg. He’ll be heading to the USC Annenberg School for Communications and Journalism for graduate work this fall. He’s...Read More